No matter what time of the year it is, Halloween always manages to be one of those holidays that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. Instead of finding yourself unprepared on October 30, get ahead of the game by grabbing cheap Halloween decorations now.
Whether you’re hosting a party in your home or trying to be the spookiest house on the block to scare all your trick-or-treaters with scary Halloween decorations, you’re going to want some sweet decor to help you accomplish that fear. The good news is that you don’t have to break the bank with expensive and space-consuming, large Halloween decorations to find plenty of fun and frightening items. These affordable Halloween decorations are perfect to help you get festive, and many of them can be saved to use for many Halloweens to come.
Don’t let your neighbors or friends outdo you this year. Get into the spooky spirit and haunt whoever crosses your path with some of the best cheap Halloween decorations out there.
1. Oedoc 4-Pack Changing Face Portraits Halloween Decorations
Swap out your normal family pics for some fun, spooky portraits…that change when guests stare at them. No extra effort required — just stick these up and quickly transform any room.
2. Kangaroo’s Stretchy Spider Web
This is one of the most affordable, most fun cheap Halloween decorations you can buy. For under $10, you get 200 square feet of spooky spider web to stretch across your bushes or anywhere else you want your home to look haunted. And if we’re being honest, come on, this is a Halloween classic. What’s a haunted house without spider webs? Not a haunted house.
3. Scary Giant Spider
If you’re going with the spider web, you might as well build on things with this scary giant spider. It’s over six feet wide and has tons of creepy details like hairy legs and red eyes. It’s also something sturdy that you can keep to use for many Halloweens to come.
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4. Giant Halloween Creepy Cloth
This extra large black cheesecloth is ideal for any room of the house and can also double as camouflage for any mess you haven’t had time to clean up.
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5. Halloween Scary Yard Stake Signs
Forget cleaning up messy decals and webs of gauze – instead, keep the cleanup easy with these Cemetery Sidewalk yard stake signs which can be used year after year, take up minimal storage space and never get old. Suitable for use on their own or combined with other pieces of yard decor, these creepy warning signs will have the whole neighborhood taking pictures.
6. Bloody Handprint & Footprint Sticker Decals
Filled with a whopping 126 pieces, this pack of bloody footprints and handprints clings to any window or floor. Whether you’re looking to add a trail of splattered, bloody footprints in your foyer or some goosebump-inducing handprints on your windows, these cheap Halloween decorations otherwise known as “tattoo stickers” are the ultimate pick for horror movie fans.
7. Gigalumi Halloween Spider String Lights
These cheap Halloween decorations merge creepy-crawly decor with the ambiance of fairy lights. With 40 purple spiders battery-powered by LED lights with multiple lighting modes, these little tarantulas are also waterproof, so you can hang them in your doorway or along eaves if desired. These little tarantulas give off a great color and don’t require an outlet.
8. 3D Bat Decal Halloween Decorations
Including 112 pieces for just $6.99, this reusable set of PVC bats comes with double-sided foam tape and won’t take up any space, adorning your walls or tables with a festive and spooky effect. Per one reviewer’s suggestion, hang them up with clear plastic string for some fluttering action when folks walk by.
9. Halloween Hanging Ghost Decorations Multipack
Can’t choose between all the ghoulish options this year? Offering the best bang for your buck when it comes to cheap Halloween decorations, this multi-pack of hanging ghost decorations can create instant ambiance. With a flowing look and an easy set-up, these hanging ghosts can be hung anywhere. Keep in mind that they’re not full-sized, but are great to hang on a mantle, above a table, or on a branch.
10. Hanging Bloody Body in a Bag
If smiling pumpkins are a little too PG for you, consider purchasing this Bloody Body in a Bag decoration at home. While these cheap Halloween items could be done in a DIY manner at home, skip the mess and purchase this creepy kit for under $20 here. One customer even dropped a tiny Bluetooth speaker in the bag and added a muffled sound effect to make it extra realistic.
11. Halloween Trunk or Treat Car Decorations Kit
Don’t want to go through the extra effort of hanging things around your house or doing a lawn setup that you’ll have to clean up in the morning? Just park your car in the driveway and pop the trunk to display this Nightmare Before Christmas centerpiece with 200 pieces of family-friendly balloons, tinsel, activities and more.
12. Orange Halloween Fairy Lights
If your thing isn’t exactly ghosts and bloody handprints, this is a versatile form of cheap Halloween decorations that you’ll want to keep handy. These waterproof orange string lights can come on a copper wire that can be twisted around tree branches, mantles and more, making this a versatile choice for decor both indoors and out.
13. 1byone Halloween Fog Machine
While some frightening 2D decorations are a great start, everyone knows the best haunted houses employ multiple senses. This fog machine will output fog for 6.5-10 feet. It’s not terribly heavy and is easy to use thanks to the remote control. So if you feel like really adding a spooky atmosphere to your decorations, this is a must-have.
1byone Fog Machine with Wired Remote Control, 400-Watt Smoke Machine for Halloween,Christmas, Weddings, Parties & Holidays,O00QL-0041 (Black)
14. Bloody Garland Banner
If you really want to spook your trick-or-treaters or your Halloween party attendees, you must get this set of four bloody garland banners. These giant knives dripping with blood are prop style, made from shiny plastic, so they’re perfectly safe but still manage to look fairly real.
15. Lawn Skeleton Decoration
Skeletons are a classic, spooky Halloween theme, so this lawn decoration is really essential. It comes in multiple pieces to appear as if it’s emerging from an underground grave, which also makes it super convenient to store and break out every Halloween.
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16. Glow In The Dark Ghost Halloween Gel Window Clings
These are a spooky but also cute option for cheap Halloween decorations. You just stick them in any windows of your home, facing outwards, and they glow in the dark so that these eye-catching little green ghosts can haunt your neighbors throughout the spooky season.
17. Crashing Witch Betty Bash
When it comes to cheap Halloween decorations, you just have to have a witch involved somehow. This is a very fun way to do that, so it appears as if this witch has crashed into a tree on your property. It also includes straps so that if you don’t have an available tree, you can hang it from anything.
18. Caution Tape
Turn your once-wholesome home into a faux crime scene (or a haunted house) with this caution tape, which you can wrap around absolutely anything and even combine with other decorations like blood splatters and animatronic decorations.